Letcher County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Letcher County is 22,676, a change of -5.38% when compared to 2014. With an area of 337.93 square miles, this works out to a population density of 67.10 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 9,892, with an average household size of 2.27.
Letcher County's 2018 unemployment rate was 12.82%.
The average household income in Letcher County for 2018 was $43,053, while the median was $29,856.

Letcher County Population Trends

Letcher County Employment Type

Letcher County Age Grouping

Letcher County Ethnicity Mix

Letcher County Fertility Rate

224 estimated births

Letcher County Household Characteristics

Letcher County Median Age over Time

Letcher County Households with Children by Age

Letcher County Median Household Income

Letcher County Educational Attainment

Letcher County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Letcher County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $916

Letcher County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $558

Letcher County Average Commute

Letcher County Primary Transportation

Letcher County Gender Mix

Letcher County Field of Employment

Letcher County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Letcher County, Kentucky 23,965
2015 Letcher County, Kentucky 23,671
2016 Letcher County, Kentucky 23,382
2017 Letcher County, Kentucky 23,011
2018 Letcher County, Kentucky 22,676